Windows 7 RC to Have Shutdowns on March 1 '10



From Tom's Hardware: Last week the news made the rounds of the Windows 7 RC having a longer than average trial period. Stated clearly by Microsoft is that the Release Candidate install will remain valid until June 1, 2010.

What wasn’t so clearly publicized is the small detail that starting...

Acer Could Take Dell's Number Two PC Shipper Crown



From DailyTech: The poor global economy continues to pound computer makers of all sizes. Netbooks continue to be popular, yet despite the increase sales of netbook systems most computer makers are still seeing revenues drop and having a hard time meeting analyst expectations....

Facebook Adds Security in Wake of FBaction.net Attacks



From DailyTech: The use of social networking websites is skyrocketing. At first, social networking was mostly the realm of college students and teens looking to stay connected with friends. Social networks like Facebook have now been adopted as tools for business and users of all ages access...

Google to Push Gmail to BlackBerrys



From PC World: Google has unveiled a new service that will push Gmail and calendar items to the native client software on BlackBerry devices, stepping up the search giant's efforts in the enterprise market.

The service will be included with the Premier and Education editions of Google Apps...

Asus Does Super ML Caps for Overclocking



From Tom's Hardware: On Friday morning, Asus said that two new graphics cards, the ENGTX285 (Nvidia GeForce GTZ285) and the EAH4890 (ATI Radeon HD 4890), will be equipped with Super ML Caps, making them the industry first to utilize these polymer-based capacitors. This means that users are able...

AMD Celebrates 40 Years Anniversary



From X-bit Labs: On the 1st of May, 1969, seven ex-Fairchild employees, including Jerry Sanders, Ed Turney, John Carey, Sven Simonsen, Jack Gifford, Frank Botte, Jim Giles and Larry Stenger founded Advanced Micro Devices. Initially a manufacturer of random access memory, simplistic logic chips...

HP allies with RIM for mobile business on Blackberry



From InfoWorld: Hewlett-Packard and Research In Motion plan to design and sell business software together for RIM's popular BlackBerry smartphones.

The two companies will design and launch new software to improve productivity among business people who need to work while on the move, they...

Zenprise Can Find Lost BlackBerrys Remotely



From PC World: An upgrade to Zenprise's mobile-phone management software will let IT administrators find lost phones, using GPS to locate the devices.

Device Manager, an add-on to the Zenprise MobileManager, initially only works on BlackBerry phones. If a worker loses a BlackBerry, an IT...

Former Xbox Executive Leaves Microsoft for Apple



From DailyTech: A Microsoft executive who most recently led the company's Xbox business unit in Europe is departing the company after taking a job at Apple's European offices.

Richard Teversham worked at Microsoft for 15 years and most recently was a senior director of business, insights and...

Sprint's losses mount in first quarter



From CNET News.com: Troubled wireless operator Sprint Nextel continued to lose customers in the first quarter of 2009 as financial losses mounted amid stiff competition in the wireless market.

Sprint reported a loss of $594 million or 21 cents per share for the three months ended March 31, a...
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